China & South Korea have managed to control Coronavirus. What can India learn from them?

China & South Korea have managed to control Coronavirus. What can India learn from them?

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From seeing close to 15,000 Coronavirus cases every day, China saw only less than 100 cases three days ago. None of which were locally transmitted. Similar developments have been seeing in South Korea and Taiwan. What lies behind their near-magical achievement and what can India learn from them?

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0. Introduction
https://twitter.com/PoojaShali/status/1241281808483766272
https://twitter.com/t_d_h_nair/status/1241188184018620417
https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-asia-india-51962813/india-must-prepare-for-a-tsunami-of-coronavirus-cases
https://www.ft.com/content/1eb64428-69ff-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3
https://indianexpress.com/article/india/coronavirus-case-in-a-mumbai-slum-officials-hit-tracking-hurdle-6324652/
https://www.bloombergquint.com/coronavirus-outbreak/as-government-denies-coronavirus-community-transmission-experts-say-too-few-tested-to-know
https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-act-today-or-people-will-die-f4d3d9cd99ca
https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1241235696272076801
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/world/asia/china-coronavirus-zero-infections.html

1. Urgency
https://www.ft.com/content/e015e096-6532-11ea-a6cd-df28cc3c6a68?segmentID=e6160008-420d-8b25-9bf3-42de48bfe773&campaign=march20
https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/coronavirus-testing-delays-caused-red-tape-bureaucracy-scorn-private-companies-ncna1162476
https://twitter.com/MhaskarChief/status/1241067771003203584
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/healthcare-workers-face-crisis-of-protective-gears/articleshow/74740534.cms
https://twitter.com/RemaNagarajan/status/1241219162636087296
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/healthcare/biotech/healthcare/testing-protocol-to-go-hand-in-hand-with-our-healthcare-capacity-aiims-guleria/articleshow/74738677.cms

2. Transparency
https://twitter.com/sharmasupriya/status/1240889500466704387
https://twitter.com/nitin_jaunpuri/status/1240656629525340162
https://twitter.com/dhanyarajendran/status/1240603020234092544
https://twitter.com/Banjotkaur/status/1240847909634985985
https://twitter.com/RaviKundurthi/status/1241097644979769344
https://twitter.com/baxiabhishek/status/1241239380284583936
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/03/coronavirus-covid-19-hangzhou-zhejiang-government-response/
https://twitter.com/sanjaynagral/status/1241339723093700609
https://twitter.com/sharmasupriya/status/1241317365670760449

3. Testing
https://www.ft.com/content/e015e096-6532-11ea-a6cd-df28cc3c6a68?segmentID=e6160008-420d-8b25-9bf3-42de48bfe773&campaign=march20
https://icmr.nic.in/sites/default/files/upload_documents/2020-03-20_covid19_test_v3.pdf
https://qz.com/india/1820426/india-announces-new-coronavirus-testing-labs-and-quarantine-rules/
https://twitter.com/HealthCheck_in/status/1241386606692622336

4. Effective lockdown
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-03/17/c_138884581.htm
https://twitter.com/drjenndowd/status/1239150231498956806
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/03/coronavirus-covid-19-hangzhou-zhejiang-government-response/
https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/03/coronavirus-cases-have-dropped-sharply-south-korea-whats-secret-its-success
https://twitter.com/TIME/status/1240889102804889600
https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/india-coronavirus-modi-janata-curfew-6324517/

5. The Illusion
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/03/south-korea-coronavirus-lessons-quick-easy-tests-monitoring-200319011438619.html
https://www.wired.com/story/coronavirus-interview-larry-brilliant-smallpox-epidemiologist/
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2005/sep/30/birdflu.jamessturcke
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2762689?utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=content-shareicons&utm_content=article_engagement&utm_medium=social&utm_term=030620#.XmISXNOJbgY.twitter
https://time.com/5807433/italy-largest-coronavirus-day-death-toll/
https://www.sciencemediacentre.org/expert-comments-about-herd-immunity/
https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/03/20/819038431/do-you-get-immunity-after-recovering-from-a-case-of-coronavirus